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BitTitan Launches Partner Advisory Service to Connect Partners to Microsoft MVPs
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BitTitan today launched a new service for its channel partners. The Partner Advisory Service enables company partners to receive advice on any data/email migration project from BitTitan’s Cloud Rangers, making it easier for the partner to move clients to Office 365. Pictured: Opening ceremonies at BitTitan’s new offices.
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Continuum Releases Managed Backup Platform Built for MSPs
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Continuum released today Continuity247, a fully-managed backup platform built on the IBM cloud and supported by its Network Operations Center that proactively ensures smooth backups for SMB clients. “Continuum has been answering the critical call for a backup solution in the market since 2011, but the market has evolved considerably, and we understand that our partners and their clients need more today in serving the complete SMB market,” said Michael George, CEO of Continuum. “Backup continues as an essential component of our partners’ businesses, so it continues as a core component of Co...
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ThreatTrack Captures Diverging Responses on Cybercrime Demands
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Of the nearly 40 percent of security professionals are employed at an organization that has been targeted by cybercriminals, 55 percent supported negotiations, a significantly higher percentage than professionals without firsthand experience. Conducted in March 2015, the survey included 250 security professionals at U.S.-based companies with 500 to 2,500 employees. Opinion Matters conducted the survey independently on behalf of ThreatTrack Security.
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GoDaddy IPO: Office 365 Category Killer in SMB
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This week GoDaddy is going to join the volatile public equity markets as a listed company via its initial public offering (IPO). It’s the natural step for a company that has grown very quickly in the online consumer, small and medium space. It’s known for its “chippy” attitude, with its racy advertisements and NASCAR sponsorship. I would offer it’s also poised to dominate the Office 365 conversation moving forward in 2Q 2015. All sins forgiven As I researched GoDaddy for this blog (for example, here), I found it behaving like many retails facing tech titans. Analysts appear to be giving ...
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ForensicSoft Releases SAFE Block Win8
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Safe Block for Win8 is available for 32 and 64 bit platforms for $549. Existing customers can receive a discounted update by emailing their Safe Block license serial number to this address .
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Netbiscuits Implements NetSuite OneWorld Suite
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NetSuite, Inc. , an industry provider of cloud-based financials, enterprise resource planning and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced today its NetSuite OneWorld unified cloud business management suite was implemented at Netbiscuits, a provider of multiscreen web analytics tools for digital marketers. OneWorld is replacing Sage Finance and Order Processing solutions, as well as multiple Excel spreadsheets. Netbiscuits chose OneWorld for its scalability, flexibility and agility, according to NetSuite.
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Netsurion Appoints Symantec Veteran, Mark Bartig as Senior VP, Sales
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Netsurion recently announced that it has added industry veteran, Mark Bartig, to its team, as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Sales. He previously spent 10 years on the Symantec team, and brings with him years of corporate strategy experience in the SMB space. This was actually the major push for Netsurion to add Bartig to its team. The Houston, TX-based provider of Cloud IT Security services is looking to expand into the SMB space, wherein there is a quickly-growing market opportunity.
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Appcara AppStack Offers New Features, Newly Named App360
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Appcara’s turnkey software-defined application platform AppStack has been renamed App360 with inclusion of enhanced CloudStack and OpenStack capacity limit controls in version 3.12. "The name App360 better communicates the holistic, 360-degree nature of our product," said John Yung, Appcara CEO and founder. "App360's deep integration with cloud computing platforms like OpenStack and CloudStack, along with its end-to-end feature set, allows users to deploy and manage mission-critical applications in the cloud with complete visibility and control."
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Pervasip Completes Acquisition of Canalytix Equity
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Pervasip Corp. announced today it closed agreement to acquire 90 percent of the issued and outstanding equity of Canalytix LLC, an energy and resource solutions provider. "We are excited to complete this transaction and leverage our historical technology development experience to gain entry into an exciting and rapidly growing business," Pervasip CEO Paul Riss said. "Canalytix is positioning its offering to meet the specific needs of indoor grow facilities, and the company has allied itself with a Denver-based distributer of hydroponic equipment to integrate and provide the Canalytix techno...
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CompTIA Celebrates Mike Brogan with Lifetime Achievement Award
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CompTIA recognized yesterday Mike Brogan, past president and owner of Erb’s Technology Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for his contributions to the IT channel community with the 2015 “Lifetime Achievement Award.” Brogan has more than 40 years of experience in the IT industry, and is recognized nationwide as an expert in how SMBs can use IT for a competitive advantage. “Mike is a well-respected IT services pioneer and true channel ambassador who has built a successful career and exceptional company by staying focused on building meaningful relationships, giving back to his community, peer...
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ClearSlide Offers New Sales and Marketing Solutions
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Sales engagement platform ClearSlide announced today release of ClearSlide Engagement and Follow, new capabilities that allow sales and marketing staff to follow specific engagement-level activities. “ClearSlide Engagement and Follow gives Sales leaders the insights they need to know where to focus their time to close business faster,” said Raj Gossain, VP of Product at ClearSlide. “We designed these features with busy Sales and Marketing execs in mind, giving them unprecedented visibility into seller activity and buyer behavior. ClearSlide Engagement and Follow add to our market-leading Sa...
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Survey Shows SMB Owners Lack Understanding of Funding Opportunities
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Crowdfunding and other alternative funding methods have expanded exponentially, yet a Manta survey revealed about two-thirds of small business owners don’t think enough funding options are available and believe the funding environment has not improved in the past 12 months. "Small business owners have more diverse options today than ever before when it comes to funding their business," Manta CEO John Swanciger said. "However, we're seeing a gap between what's available and the perception among small businesses that the lending environment has not improved. Even though traditional bank loans ...
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